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Four-Season Tents

From tropical downpours to winter whiteouts, these tents are designed to perform and protect in all seasons and conditions.

The best four-season tents, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on January 15, 2021. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

user rating: 5 of 5 (10)
Hilleberg Nallo 2
$795
user rating: 5 of 5 (8)
Hilleberg Soulo
$750
user rating: 5 of 5 (7)
Hilleberg Nammatj 3 GT
$1,120
user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
Hilleberg Kaitum 2
$995 - $1,025
user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
Hilleberg Nallo 3 GT
$970 - $985
user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
Hilleberg Kaitum 3
$1,085
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (29)
Mountain Hardwear Trango 2
$700
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (23)
The North Face Mountain 25
$689
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (23)
Eureka! K-2 XT
$600
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (22)
Eureka! Alpenlite XT
$400
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (20)
Hilleberg Akto
$585
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (10)
Eureka! Assault Outfitter 4
$500
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Exped Venus II
$509
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Hilleberg Jannu
$1,040
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Hilleberg Nammatj 3
$910
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Hilleberg Saivo
$1,595 - $1,675
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (7)
Marmot Thor 2P
$699 - $811
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (7)
Hilleberg Nallo 3
$855 - $875
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (5)
Sierra Designs Convert 2
$500
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (4)
Mountain Hardwear Space Station
$6,000
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (4)
Hilleberg Nammatj 2 GT
$1,050
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (4)
Hilleberg Allak 2
$1,070
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (4)
ALPS Mountaineering Tasmanian 2
$245 - $299
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (4)
Hilleberg Nammatj 2
$860
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (3)
The North Face 2-Meter Dome
$5,500
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (3)
Hilleberg Unna
$725
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
Hilleberg Keron 3
$1,125
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
MSR Remote 2
$700
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Black Diamond Eldorado
$700 - $729
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Black Diamond I-Tent
$700
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Hilleberg Saitaris
$2,040
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Hilleberg Kaitum 4
$1,175
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Hilleberg Keron 3 GT
$1,330
user rating: 4 of 5 (35)
The North Face VE 25
$749
user rating: 4 of 5 (12)
Cabela's Alaskan Guide
$350
user rating: 4 of 5 (9)
Hilleberg Nallo 2 GT
$910
user rating: 4 of 5 (8)
Hilleberg Staika
$1,125
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
MSR Access 1
$500
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Fjallraven Abisko Lite 3
$720
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Black Diamond Bombshelter
$1,000
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Mountain Hardwear Trango 4
$920
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Slumberjack In-Season 2
$269
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Gonex Waterproof Camping Tent 2 Person for Winter
$80
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (18)
Black Diamond Firstlight 2P
$370 - $399
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (3)
Marmot Thor 3P
$562 - $749
user rating: 1 of 5 (3)
The North Face Assault 2
$659
Marmot Lair 8P
$2,250
user rating: 5 of 5 (12)
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Recent Four-Season Tent Reviews

rated 5 of 5 stars
Diamond Brand Gear Combat II

This tent is not for everyone. It’s heavy at almost 10lbs with everything, and bulky. However, it’s an amazing tent for car-camping, short backpacking trips/hike ins, and if you split carrying it with a partner. It’s super well made, incredibly durable, almost 100% waterproof, and can withstand high winds consistently.   Set up in CNF right before heavy rain/hail. Had to jury-rig the front vestibule as the stakes kept ripping out as the soil was super loose and wet.     Ignore the messy… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
MSR Access 1

A pretty bomber winter tent, at a nice light weight. I've got several nights out in this tent and so far I'm pretty impressed. It's definitely a winter tent, very little mesh so wouldn't fare well in warmer weather. The tent is not quite full on bomber, but for most winter duties, it's going to work just fine. It handles snow loads and wind pretty well. Expect some condensation, but it's been pretty minimal for me. You're probably not going to find a lighter one-person, double-walled winter tent. Full review

rated 1 of 5 stars
Mountain Hardwear Trango 2

Lifetime warranty is a lie. Mountain Hardwear refused to do anything about a lightly-used Trango 2 fly with massive delamination.  The tent itself performed well early on, seeing use high on Longs Peak and Mount Whitney. It's very heavy for what it is, the stakes are of poor quality, and the guy lines are easily tangled. However, it's a sturdy, very roomy 4-season tent. Unfortunately, Mountain Hardwear does not honor their warranty. I recently noticed that the fly was flaking laminate everywhere… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Macpac Minaret

Compact and easy to erect. Can use as a fly or with inner and outer. I love my Minaret, but sadly it now has to be retired. In storage for a good number of years the fly has now delaminated but the remainder is in good working order, like new. Maybe I can just replace the fly. Of the early 1990s vintage it has done many tramps keeping us dry and warm. It was the tent of choice amongst my friends and we pitched on Mt Ruapehu, sleeping on the snow is never comfortable. Mt Tongariro on the rock in… Full review

rated 2 of 5 stars
The North Face Mountain 25

Well designed tent with lots of nice touches, let down by two major flaws. I have had two of these tents for over 10 years and in that time have had multiple breakages of the aluminium poles. These are made of DAC 9mm aluminum and are sold as "extremely strong for the weight." Well, that may be, but the weakness is at the joints where the poles are even thinner than the 9mm and these have snapped under gentle breezes in back gardens, and even just when being inserted into the neighbouring section… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Hilleberg Staika

This is a great tent if you regularly experience heavy wind and/or storms. If not it's probably overkill. It sets up extremely quickly, and keeps the interior dry even if you set it up in a storm. Even though I'm not an overnight mountaineer or even much of a winter camper (not one for snow camping at least...) I have been using four-season tents for backpacking for the last fifteen years. The main reason is in the Mountain West USA, conditions are often very windy with pretty extreme weather, and… Full review

rated 2.5 of 5 stars
Black Diamond Firstlight 2P

Not waterproof, especially in heavy rain. Lightweight, compact, excellent space-weight ratio. Agree with most of the earlier reviews—great tent except NOT waterproof. Stopped being my go-to after my dogs, gear, and I were soaked in a 10,000-foot severe summer storm, trying to stay warm while wet in 40-degree F temps—will always remember seeing water mist blow through fabric and coat my dogs eyelashes and, to my horror, my down sleeping bag. Still like it for backpacking when weather forecast… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Blacks Arctic Guinea

I bought one in a charity shop in New Zealand in the late nineties for NZ$5. Yes, five. At the time that was less than£2 !!!!!!!! Mint condition and amazing still today. It is heavy with poles, but I often suspended from trees pole-less which reduced the weight a lot. I have a few tents—mostly new synthetic ones as they generally are—but it’s great to get under canvas. It breathes and is non-toxic and this tent is super lightweight for a canvas tent and even with poles is acceptable if two… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Black Diamond Firstlight 2P

A nice, lightweight winter tent that will stand up to tough weather. It was designed as a winter tent and in that environ it performs great I've used this tent a couple of dozens of times the last couple of winters and while not perfect, is a very solid winter tent. I've had it in strong winds and heavy snow and it does a good job of handling both. It's listed as a two person tent and while two could use it in a pinch, it's much better when used as a solo shelter. With one there is plenty of extra… Full review